Tuesday, 15 December 2015

INITIALLY YOURS



The countdown to Christmas has began, and I have done my Christmas shopping with ten days to spare! I thoroughly enjoy buying gifts for people, but, the crowds and weather are enough to put me off shopping for awhile (well, until the new year). I did manage to buy a 'stocking filler' present for a few, as I could not resist these Alphabet Ampersand scented candles. The packaging is elegant and plush in a monochrome and gold design. These candles would make a truly, lovely addition to any home.

In Marks and Spencer, it's 3 for 2 on many items. This deal gets me every time. So I went ahead and purchased three for £12 - not bad, right? 

The fragrance is uplifting and revitalising with bright zesty grapefruit and fresh invigorating ginger. It is a strong citrus scent, that hits you as soon as you open the box. It's not my favourite scent but I appreciate that the bold and distinct scent will surely fill a room. For me, the design on the box and the candle itself, is what makes this gift special. 

I actually ended up buying one for ALL my nearest and dearest. Luckily, the letters were displayed in alphabetical order. It's simply a great looking gift, at a great price! 

This is not just any candle, it's a Marks and Spencer candle... (sorry, I could not help myself!)



5 comments:

  1. Love this post!
    Xoxo,
    Love from www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

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  2. Ohhh, the packaging is lovely! I've never had a ginger scented candle before. I want.

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  3. Oh I love these what a gorgeous present idea (I have to get some ASAP) and one for me for the bedroom! They sound like theu smell beautiful too xxx

    BlondeOfCarbs

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  4. These are lovely and look so nice for the price that they are! I think I might buy some for last minute gifts ♥

    Ashleigh | Everything Ashleigh

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  5. What lovely gifts Christina! :) I'm an absolute sucker for all things initials! Not even kidding! :)

    Hope you are well <3 xxxx

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